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leafcutter ant problem
I need advice on how to control leaf cutter ants. Last year they repeatedly defoliated apple and pear trees, black berries, rosemary and other perennials and trees that have been in the ground a little over a year. Most of these put on new growth only to be defoliated again. I have wood chip mulch around the plants and would like to stay as organic as possible, especially on the edibles. These little composters work quickly and can be done in a day once they get started. I plan to try the TangleFoot Pest Barrier on the trees, but that wouldn’t be too practical on the perennials. I’d like to be ready for them when things begin sprouting again. Any advice would be appreciated.
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